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Season launch- "Hippoposthumous"

The Unnatural Disaster Theatre Co.

VENUE: The Quarry Pond at Point Pleasant Park
“Hippoposthumous” is a one-of-a-kind outdoor theatre experience and we’re going on tour! With original music and lyrics and a story unlike you’ve ever heard- you will NOT want to miss this world premiere!
What better way to start the tour off with a splash than returning to our original home at the Quarry Pond at Point Pleasant Park (Halifax, NS)! 🦛
You can catch the show July 2-4 at 7:30 pm at the stunning Quarry Pond! Tickets are PWYC but space is limited- so be sure to reserve early! We have folding chairs you’re welcome to borrow courtesy of Shakespeare by the Sea- OR you may bring your own chairs/blankets!
Hippoposthumous is a young, slightly nervous, and surprisingly clever hippopotamus living in Colombia’s lush Magdalena River- misplaced in time and space. With their future hanging in the balance, they wallow into the spotlight to explore through rhythm and rhyme the idea of “invasive species''- from Starlings in Halifax to Giraffes in Paris. This warm hearted tragicomic musical explores the duality of being an immigrant and unwitting colonizer and follows Hippoposthumous on a poetic odyssey to discover where they’re from and what it takes to truly belong.

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Here’s a full list of where we’ll be this summer!
JULY 1: Ross Creek Centre for the Arts (Canning, NS).
JULY 2-4: Point Pleasant Park (Halifax, NS).
JULY 8-10: Benjamin Bridge Winery (Gaspereau, NS).
JULY 16: Kings Theatre (Annapolis Royal, NS).
JULY 17: Kings Theatre @ Bear River Waterfront Park (Bear River, NS)
JULY 21: Carmichael Park (New Glasgow, NS)
JULY 22: TBA (Baddeck, NS)
JULY 23: Open Hearth Park Amphitheater (Sydney, NS)
JULY 24: Rose Schwartz Park (New Waterford, NS)
JULY 30-31: Victoria Park (Charlottetown, PEI)
AUGUST 12-14: Chester Playhouse @ Richard P. Eldridge Memorial Park (Chester, NS)
AUGUST 19-20: Shubie Park (Dartmouth, NS)




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